Police employee, 52, charged with assault

Kathy Pugh, a civilian employee of the Philadelphia Police Department, has been charged with assault after she allegedly got into a street fight Sunday afternoon in South Philadelphia.
Kathy Pugh, a civilian employee of the Philadelphia Police Department, has been charged with assault after she allegedly got into a street fight Sunday afternoon in South Philadelphia.
Posted: June 27, 2014

A CIVILIAN employee of the Philadelphia Police Department has been charged with assault after she allegedly got into a street fight Sunday afternoon in South Philadelphia.

Kathy Pugh, 52, a 27-year veteran assigned to the Reports Control Unit, was charged with aggravated and simple assault, criminal conspiracy and recklessly endangering another person for the 1 p.m. brawl with a 38-year-old woman on American Street near Porter, police said.

Pugh, of 18th Street near Carpenter, also has been suspended for 30 days with intent to dismiss, police said.

A police spokeswoman had no details on what sparked the fight or on Pugh's relationship with the other woman.

Pugh was released on bail and faces a July 8 preliminary hearing, court records show.


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